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Cecil Ray Short

Cecil Ray Short, 89, died Saturday, February 18, 2017, in Amarillo.

Cecil Ray Short

Services were held Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in the Rector Funeral Home Osage Chapel in Amarillo with Charles Jones officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon

Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.

Viewing will be at Rector Funeral Home in Amarillo on Monday, February 20, 2017

Cecil Ray Short was born on November 19, 1927, in Newlin to John Short and Jewell Duckett Short. He married LaRee Hewett Short on September 28, 1952, in Clarendon. He has been a resident of Amarillo for the past 65 years. He worked as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service. He was a member of the National Camping and Hiking Association, and he enjoyed fishing and bowling.

Cecil was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers R.V. Short, Johnny Short, Dexter Short and Clifford Short; and 1 sister Oleta Short.

Cecil is survived by his wife LaRee Short of Amarillo; 3 sons Gaylon Short of Amarillo, Kelly Short and wife Elizabeth of Wichita, KS, and Terry Short of Amarillo; 2 brothers Wendell Short and wife Glenna of Amarillo and James Short and wife Earlann of Fritch; 6 granchildren Heath, CaSondra, Cameran, Nathan, Teresa, and Johnathan; and 6 great grandchildren Grace, Austin, Neala, Kylan, Kasyn, and Kapreese.

Memorials may be made to your favorite charity.

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